Thaw consolidation ratio

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Term: Thaw consolidation ratio
Definition: A dimensionless ratio describing the relationship between the rate of thaw and the rate of consolidation of a thawing soil, which is considered to be a measure of the relative rates of generation and expulsion of excess water during thaw.
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2023.03.27
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